As the Senior Vice President of Operations and Licensing, Al Chaib is responsible for making sure that Panda Restaurant Group brands operate at the highest level of consistency on an international level while honoring local tastes, customs and cultures. He began his career at Panda two decades ago as a store manager.
Al brings to Panda a strong background in statistics, logistics, purchasing and management gained from his roles as Operation Research Analyst, and Planning and Control Manager at Montgomery Ward. He has also lectured and taught college-level courses at Purdue University, Northeastern Illinois University and Triton College.
Al earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and Master of Operations Research from Texas A&M University. He also holds a doctorate in management sciences from the Illinois Institute of Technology.